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Times Method Actors Took Things Way Too Far

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If you're new, Subscribe! → http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-Looper Whenever an actor decides to use "the method" approach to a role, it usually ends up making headlines. The process of an actor really getting their head inside a character has made for some jaw-dropping performances, and some shocking behind-the-scenes tales. Here are just a few times method actors have taken things too far for a part… Adrien Brody | 0:20 Jim Carrey | 1:40 Nicolas Cage | 3:24 Christian Bale | 4:25 Martin Sheen | 5:38 Matt Damon | 6:46 Daniel Day-Lewis | 7:25 Ashton Kutcher | 7:59 Read more here → https://www.looper.com/98284/times-method-actors-took-things-way-far/ Movie Lists and Features https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLOzaghBOlEsdJRQ4Z14z1_GB_bQ6_oioB The Most Controversial Movie Costumes Explained https://youtu.be/jcwgIUDoO2s?list=PLOzaghBOlEsdJRQ4Z14z1_GB_bQ6_oioB 8 Totally Underrated Box Office Flops https://youtu.be/thM4M1_yxRc?list=PLOzaghBOlEsdJRQ4Z14z1_GB_bQ6_oioB Movie Special Effects You'd Never Guess Aren't CGI https://youtu.be/sjALn5w_Szg?list=PLOzaghBOlEsdJRQ4Z14z1_GB_bQ6_oioB Scenes Acted So Badly We Can't Forget Them https://youtu.be/xJ8c38Q1H-g?list=PLOzaghBOlEsdJRQ4Z14z1_GB_bQ6_oioB The Most Inappropriate PG Movies Of All Time https://youtu.be/W7knQOPNVIc?list=PLOzaghBOlEsdJRQ4Z14z1_GB_bQ6_oioB Box Office Bombs That Somehow Became Cult Classics https://youtu.be/hWlVvWUIh78?list=PLOzaghBOlEsdJRQ4Z14z1_GB_bQ6_oioB Website → https://www.looper.com/ Like us → https://facebook.com/loopermoviestv/ Instagram → https://instagram.com/looperhq/ Looper is the go-to source for the movies, TV shows and video games we all love. We're addicted to all things superhero and Star Wars, but we're not afraid to binge watch some reality TV when the mood strikes. Whether it's revealing Easter eggs and secrets hidden in your favorite films, exposing movie mistakes, highlighting the best deleted scenes, or uncovering the truth about reality TV's strangest stars, Looper has endless entertainment for the discerning YouTube viewer.
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Looper (2 months ago)
What other instances of method acting should've made this list?
Gregor P (13 hours ago)
Meryl Streep was brilliant as Miranda Priestly in The Devil Wears Prada.
blackdiamond9 (17 days ago)
Tom Hanks did the same thing too, and said it gave him bad health problems. And claim, doing that to his body gave him diabetes
megan white (18 days ago)
Donnie Wahlberg in the Sixth Sense.
Saber Radji (19 days ago)
Go and check out an iranian actor named “ Entezami” who passed a month ago. The title of the movie is “GAV” meaning cow... He almost turn himself into a cow!!!
Saber Radji (19 days ago)
Mark fassbender for hunger
eric kress (6 hours ago)
James Dean and Dennis Hopper.....
Bam bam Banuelos (1 day ago)
Damn! Some of these actors could be fighters, since Making weight is THE hardest thing to do.
Sdarms111 Doug (1 day ago)
Sorry, can't wrap my brain around this.. not artistic enough I guess....
Roman (2 days ago)
Missing Leonardo DiCaprio on his movie “The Revenant” or Rami Malek on “ Bohemian rhapsody “ Freddie Mercury (queen)
CREEPOFREEK (3 days ago)
The Pianist is one of the finest movies ever made. It exposes us to the Horrors of how bad life can get, and makes us appreciate every breath we take while we are alive.
BARLOW (4 days ago)
Is it just me or did they pronounce keitel incorrectly
Journey King (4 days ago)
Where’s Heath Ledger
Dr Moon Rat (5 days ago)
This went from Daniel Day Lewis to Ashton Kutcher in just one move? I can't even imagine the two on the same list. . . I was waiting for Dustin Hoffman or Brando but we went straight out of Daniel Day Lewis. . . to Ashton Kutcher?
Seolyeon (6 days ago)
Wow, who's the woman at 3:35? She's so unbelievably pretty.
amanita333 (7 days ago)
all these actors are sick to the bone... very seious mental ilness
moncorp1 Inc (7 days ago)
I like Anthony Hopkins and Laurence Olivier’s take on method actors: "I think its a load of [email protected]" ~ Anthony Hopkins "Try acting." ~ Laurence Olivier
Fluently Fletch. (7 days ago)
Why are they all men
Garey Busey (7 days ago)
Hey, seriously. Why wasnt adrian brody picked to play the joker?
f n (7 days ago)
Daniel fucking Day Lewis the king
Clutch (7 days ago)
They picked Brody for the nose alone.
Meanie is Life (8 days ago)
I was so surprised when the video ended, Couldn't believe Jake Gyllenhaal didn't get a mention....
keith cunningham (8 days ago)
No wonder Jobs couldn't be cured. He ate nothing but fruit, pure sugar, in his last months. Cancer cells explode with sugar in the bloodstream.
DJ Chelleshockd (8 days ago)
Where is Billy Bob Thornton in Slingblade?!?!?! There's a video on YouTube where he ZIPS into that character EFFORTLESSLY in an INSTANT and it's as fucking impressive as it is mesmerizing!
Unfound Films (8 days ago)
Jim Carreys method acting was just dumb. It just looks like Jim Carrey pretending to be Andy Kaufman not like he's becoming Kaufman.
Samuelson baker (9 days ago)
I cant look at bale .
Rasputin (9 days ago)
The Drill Sergeant in "Full Metal Jacket". Except it wasn't acting. It was the real thing.
Pheadra Remington (10 days ago)
I wish I had the discipline these actors have.
johnny walker (11 days ago)
Daniel Day Lewis' face is on my penny
geaux509 (11 days ago)
Adrien Brody was a method actor in The Pianist? This must be a parody account. My gosh there's no limit to the pathetic nothingness people will go to for attention.
Devin Bosley (11 days ago)
50 Cent All Things Fall Apart ...he was physically bigger then everybody on this list and got just as small as Christian Bale ...he’s not on the list because?
Ed D (11 days ago)
The guy who replaced Charlie Sheen in a Chuck Lorre comedy played Steve Jobs... Fassbender was better
H M (11 days ago)
man on the moon is one of the worst movies ever jim carey did a terrible job and i don't see how people can like it especially if they were a fan of andy
Mr MEMé (11 days ago)
Yanks and their Annoying Ancient Pounds and Feet
Mr MEMé (8 days ago)
keith cunningham true but your videos go World-Wide you know 99% of the rest of the Planet where they Do Use cm and kg, typical Canadian microcosm xxx
keith cunningham (8 days ago)
As I'm fully conversant in both Imperial and metric measurements, I much prefer pounds, feet and inches. It's much easier to work with. Ask any Canadian school child (only taught metric) how tall they are and their weight and they will ALWAYS reply in feet, ins and pounds. They might say 5' tall and 113 lbs. Not 152.4 cm and 51.36 kg. Fuel economy is much easier to understand also. 33 miles per gallon is self explanatory. 7.13liters/100k? wtf is that in comparison
jn45672 (11 days ago)
Jim Caviezel from Passion of the Christ is not the list?? should be top 3 at least
A D Y M C L A R I N (12 days ago)
Ladies and gentlemen, here are all the male nominees. 🤦🏽‍♀️
Eric K (12 days ago)
What is Ashton Kutcher doing on this list?
David Nobre (12 days ago)
imagine if in a horror movie a murderer would get into the roll like this
Wolf Man (12 days ago)
7:38 Daniel Day Lewis was saying, "Because it is my naaaaaammme!!!!!!!, because I can't have another in my life!!!!!!!
MOE2KX (12 days ago)
WHAT??? AHSTON KUTCHER WITH ALL THAT GENIOUSES???? Dislike, never coming here again.
Dennis (12 days ago)
Carrey didn’t get it that Kaufman’s persona was a total act. Judd Hirsch said Andy was very normal when not in character.
ya like JAZZ? (12 days ago)
I LOVE the pianist
Jan Michael Vincent (13 days ago)
Martin Sheen crawled a 1/4 mile through the jungle with a heart attack and didn’t die. Bartlett is a champ.
Eli Plays (13 days ago)
If they didnt take it too far, THEN WE WOULDN'T HAVE GREAT MOVIES.....sir
SWProductions (13 days ago)
RYRY UnicornLover (13 days ago)
Jim Carey is an over inflated fool... really she talked to her father.????? ..you are an idiot.....
S Alvarez (13 days ago)
That’s impossible!
matthew austin (14 days ago)
Yeah but the Pianist got made didn't it.
Wildboy789789 (14 days ago)
It takes alot of dedication, but if you were truly a good actor you wouldent need to get inside the role months ahead of time... u could simply act like you have... ya know, like if i said i need a pirate and someone just started convincing me they are a pirate, that's a much better actor then someone who says i have to live on an island for a month before i can act like a pirate
Trey Waka (14 days ago)
no method can save ashton kutchers horrible acting
Bobby & Annie Cox (14 days ago)
No Kirk Lazarus?? No Tugg Speedman? Travesty
Mia Marie (15 days ago)
Christian bale is the shit.
Mike Morrison (15 days ago)
Chris S (16 days ago)
No Johnny Depp living in Hunter Thompson's basement for a year for Fear and Loathing?
Jose Estrella (17 days ago)
DDL=method acting. Doesn't get better than him! Period!
Jose Misael (17 days ago)
No jared metro or heat ledger but Ashton kutcher is in the video cause he ate fruits & got sick I don't do this but I'm dislikes this 💩 lol.
Thunderjunk Mcbuttram (17 days ago)
Ohohoh i know why ashton kutcher's pancreas was out of whack... it was full of pirates:D
Molo Vision (17 days ago)
how in gods green earth does roman polansky a CONVICTED PEDOPHILE not get the cosby treatment?? yall put respect on his name like he don't deserve to rot in hell...pathetic
asd (18 days ago)
ashton kutcher? seriously?
williambird1234 (18 days ago)
Why no women?
MegKBaker (18 days ago)
Johnny Depp for Pirates of the Caribbean
oplix (19 days ago)
Daniel Day Lewis is an absolute living legend. I'm in awe every time I see him perform.
True Grit (19 days ago)
These actors are loopy.
butterfly Green (19 days ago)
He did that for courage under fire ? Impressive .
AdmiralOddSock (21 days ago)
was that jerry lawler?
imagine Jim Carrey becoming obsessed with Bojack Horseman
Life Vida (22 days ago)
magnificent and beautiful you don't know shit about method acting unless you have suffered
cpg90zbaby 1 (22 days ago)
It's not pronounced bio-pic it's pronounced bi-opic
Ginger Girl (22 days ago)
sunx prasak (22 days ago)
I know I'm not the only one but...WHERE IS HEATH LEDGER??????!!!!!!!
Nzingha Pearson (22 days ago)
Why is Roman Polanski not in jail??!
Lil Sprout (23 days ago)
i wish i could say method acting is the reason i've flucuated between 235lbs competing in mens physic comps to my lowest of 152lbs instead of meth/heroin addiction in the past decade, at 6'4". addiction is one of some of bitch. but i guess this extreme method of prepping for a role is an addiction in itself, obviously. what people will do for money or a grammy, etc... i largely blame hollywood corruption for it. they already know who would be willing to go this far to make their movie outstanding and I've never been in that position obviously, nor am i least bit materialist after having been through living on the streets before I was 20 so even though I'm still young, i have a much different view on it. as long as I have a roof over my head, food/water, and a loving family. Money (power/control)is used as a very evil manipulation tool that works, clearly. just about everyone in the show bizz falls for it and cross lines they swore they would never cross but money talks. i know i'm kind of going off on a tangent but these past couple years have really revealed a lot IMO. Tim Berg's (avicii's passing; RIP<3) i think had a large part of the music industry pushing him to the limit. i'm well aware he had drug/alch abuse problems long before his death but i really think he'd still be here with us today if it weren't for the greedy, manipulative, deceiving industry pushing to his death prematurely. feeel free to disagree with anything. I'd love a debate. If you haven't realized this already- not longer the 27 Club. The >21 Club is the norm now and has been for a few years at least now and it's so fucked up. AND lastly, i don't think anyone knows how they would react if they were offered tens and millions of dollars despite crossing their moral boundaries, regardless if you say, "not a chance in hell i'd take that offer because I'm educated how toxic and awful the music/show business is." I don't think anyone can really truthfully answer that.
Sam Kresil (23 days ago)
Marlon Brando, Heath Ledger, Jared Leto
welsh Maniacs (23 days ago)
these are all at the directors request usually
The Tusk Force (23 days ago)
Some might say that working for a director who's a fugitive child rapist is taking things too far.
Defiance Is Key (23 days ago)
They play these roles so well, because a lot of those characters, are in their souls somewhere!
s.m.mainul islam (24 days ago)
. . . . . you made a list and Heath Ledger's name is not there ? job well done. LOL
XerDav (24 days ago)
i know people tend to shit on these kinds of channels on Youtube, but i think Looper brings up some curious topics of interest more often than not.
STARISE SUN (24 days ago)
They're channeling spirits.That's why jim C for example couldn't remember.
JoshSword (24 days ago)
''my god..... Its Jason Bourne!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!''
Obscure Entertainment (24 days ago)
There's really no such thing as "the method." Every individual actor has their own unique way of approaching a particular role. There's no one, direct formula about it.
Betty Kam (24 days ago)
Is everyone really ignoring the fact that Nicholas Cage had a tooth extracted WITHOUT ANESTHESIA?? VOLUNTARILY? OMG gives me shivers
Rebeca (25 days ago)
God, I love Daniel Day Lewis and Christian Bale!
Are you denying jim carrey as a wizard?
kovae (25 days ago)
turn this shit music off
Aditya Waghmare (25 days ago)
*When i need to Act Innocent and Needy for something* _I just try my best to fart. The facial Expressions are Convincing_
Super Man (25 days ago)
Wheres the joker Heath ledger
BroskyWhoDatedHoski (26 days ago)
I always thought james g killed himself with the role in sopranos. I mean he gained alot of weight and absorbed himself in that roll.
brendan foley (26 days ago)
Benicio in Loathing in Las Vegas.
respekt200 (26 days ago)
Right..... Method Acting is when you loos a lot of wait...........
animangafan342 (27 days ago)
Ashton kutcher could starve himself to death and all I will ever see is Michael Kelso
Kassandra D (27 days ago)
Christian Bale! My respects
faith4reality (27 days ago)
Basically Method Actors are bat shit crazy people. But call it art and it must be ok. (Bullshit)
Kaleah Collins (27 days ago)
Umm how about marlon brando the best at methodological acting. Especially in apocalypse now
Jarrett Jamieson (27 days ago)
It's true actors / actresses lose their minds in journeying into a character?!
Lil Scotchy (27 days ago)
So method acting means starving yourself. cool.
thinaedits (28 days ago)
What about my boy Joaquin Phoenix 😍❤ 'I'm Still Here'
Christian Kimmel (28 days ago)
Mk ultra multi personality jim carry so side
Jamie Clarke (28 days ago)
Heath ledger?
dmk predator (28 days ago)
Бэйл - мужчина, а Хита Леджера даже не упомянули. Подумаешь упырек луна в деревне пожил, кто то на диете посидел...
Kyle Krebs (28 days ago)
said martin sheen several times and finished with charlie?
CK's channel. (28 days ago)
So THAT'S why Carrey is nuts today...
Dave jahoer (29 days ago)
What people do for money......
sanniyasin (29 days ago)
Really? You put Nicolas cage in this list?

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